oral health

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Your teeth are very important they show what kind of a person you are. “Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond” (Miguel De Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1609). The Quote by Miguel De Cervantes is understandable because one dentist visit will cost you a lot of money. Your oral health is important because is tell how well you take care of teeth. When someone lacks to take the proper steps to maintaining good oral health, bacteria will start to from. Poor oral health can cause serious illness to attack the blood stream.
The bacteria that gum disease is cause from plaque build up. Gum disease can cause the gums to turn black. “Gum Disease was report to be leading cause to other health problems” (American Dental Hygienist Association). When your gums turn black they are starting to rot and your gums will start to become swollen. When brush your teeth and they start to bleed, that will cause the bacteria to enter the blood stream. The bacteria from plaque build up can cause illnesses like heart disease. Gum disease can cause you’re your teeth to become sensitive, making them become loose or removed by the dentist.
The illness that can occur from poor oral health can stroke, an infection in your lungs, and sometimes a heart attack. When you brush you teeth you are suppose to brush the front and back parts of your teeth. When flossing your teeth, you are to floss under the gum line to remove plaque build up. Mouthwash is optional you can use it if you want, because it can be helpful to kill the bacteria that cause bad breath. The more you brush and floss the better your overall health will be.
When you go for a dentist visit, the first person you will see is the dental assistant. The dental assistant is who you tell w...

... middle of paper ... sure the dentist office runs smoothly. Dental assistants make sure that files are place in their assign place. The dental assistant is in charge of making sure the bills have been sent out and the payment has been receive (Cavaco).
The dental assistant makes sure that all the dental equipment has been clean and ready for use. The dental assistant cleans the equipment by washing them by hand with dawn dish washing liquid and hot water. Once the dental assistant has washed all the equipment that has been used then, they will place them in their assign package. After the equipment has been in their assign package then, they are place in a steam oven. The steam oven kills all the germs and bacteria and makes sure the equipment is ready to be use again. When the equipment is taken out of the steam oven they are place in their assign box unit the next use.